Archives Assistant

  • Volet de programme : Jeunesse Canada au travail dans les établissements du patrimoine
  • Titre de l'emploi : Archives Assistant
  • Nom de l’organisme : The Miss Margaret Robins Archives of Women's College Hospital
  • Lieu de l’emploi : Toronto, Ontario
  • Durée de l'emploi : 2017-06-12 à 2017-08-18 (10 semaines)
  • Salaire horaire : 15,00 $

The Archives of Women’s College Hospital would like to offer a 10-week student summer employment opportunity as an Archives Assistant to help develop and contribute content to Archeion, Ontario's Archival Information Network. The position will begin June 12, 2017 and end August 18, 2017.


The successful candidate must be fluent in English; have some archival training and/or experience working in an archives; good communication skills, both verbal and written; working knowledge of the Rules for Archival Description (RAD); and good computer skills. Some knowledge of databases would be an asset. Applicants should be in the process of completing a degree in Archival Science, Records and Information Management, Library Science or related discipline.



The Archives of Women’s College Hospital is located at Women’s College Hospital in downtown Toronto. The Archives acquires, maintains, preserves and makes available the historical records and artifacts of Women’s College Hospital. Its collection documents the rich history of Women’s College Hospital that began in 1883 with the founding of Woman’s Medical College. The collection also consists of archival material related to the history of women in medicine, the history of nursing and early hospitals in Canada. Women’s College Hospital is a national historic site and noted as being a site of importance in the field of women’s history in Canada.


This employment opportunity was made possible by the Young Canada Works program. To be eligible, applicants must also be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment, have been a full-time student in the preceding semester, and intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following this contract.


Salary and benefits: $15/hour


Deadline for applications: Friday May 5, 2017


Please forward resumes to:


Email: wch.archives@wchospital.ca


Mail: Archives of Women’s College Hospital

76 Grenville Street, Toronto, ON M5S 1B2



Fax: (416) 813-4744




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